Updated: October 12, 2020 8:44:48 pm
AS THE ruling BJP faces criticism over the Hathras incident in Uttar Pradesh, the occasion’s state unit took to the streets in protest on Monday alleging that crime towards ladies was on the rise below the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities.
Leading the protest, state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil alleged that crime towards ladies had elevated because the MVA, an alliance of Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress, had come to energy within the state. “There are incidents of rape, sexual assault and homicide. The chief minister, state dwelling minister aren’t taking crime towards ladies significantly. If ladies don’t really feel secure within the state, then the BJP is not going to let these in energy chill out,” Patil mentioned.
The BJP held demonstrations in entrance of the collector’s workplace in addition to in numerous Assembly constituencies within the metropolis. City BJP chief Jagdish Mulick, Pune MP Girish Bapat, state ladies BJP chief Uma Khapare, legislators Mukta Tilak and Sunil Kamble, former legislators Medha Kulkarni, Yogesh Tilekar and Dilip Kamble, Deputy Mayor Saraswati Shendge, and occasion corporators in addition to leaders took half within the protest close to the collector’s workplace.
Patil mentioned, “The Hathras incident is painful. But the state authorities has turned a blind eye to crime towards ladies. The ruling alliance is merely looting the state. They are insensitive in the direction of crime towards ladies. The Union authorities has issued tips over investigation of crime towards ladies, however the state authorities just isn’t making legal guidelines accordingly.”
Mulick mentioned, “The chief minister just isn’t stepping out of his home. The state authorities doesn’t have time to present justice to ladies. The mandate for presidency formation was for the BJP however the Shiv Sena was a traitor.”
Bapat mentioned the state authorities was “taking part in politics” over crime towards ladies. “State ministers don’t have time to go to victims… Only the Opposition chief and BJP office-bearers are visiting victims to increase help. It is important to wake this authorities up…”
Khapre mentioned NCP MP Supriya Sule expressed anger over the Hathras incident however didn’t discuss crime towards ladies within the state. “If the state authorities just isn’t capable of present a safe setting for girls within the state, then the ruling alliance ought to step down,” she mentioned.
The metropolis BJP additionally held demonstrations at Karve statue in Kothrud, the place Mayor Murlidhar Mohol joined protesters, Good Luck Chowk in Shivajinagar, Utsav Chowk in Parvati, Mundhwa-Keshavnagar Chowk in Hadapsar, Vimannagar Ganpati Chowk in Vadgaonsheri, Bramha resort in Khadakwasla Assembly constitutency.
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